The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 61 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.76% 13.01% 11.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.62% 14.29% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 9
Median daily rate £525 £675 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £40.25 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+24.73% -1.88%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 133 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.22% 91.10% 92.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 49 55
Median daily rate £500 £466 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (18.95%) Data Management
2 18 (18.95%) Data Quality
3 16 (16.84%) Master Data Management
3 16 (16.84%) Data Architecture
3 16 (16.84%) ETL
4 13 (13.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (12.63%) TOGAF
5 12 (12.63%) Oracle
6 11 (11.58%) SAP
6 11 (11.58%) Manufacturing
6 11 (11.58%) Finance
7 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.53%) Firewall
8 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
8 9 (9.47%) Information Security
9 8 (8.42%) Security Architecture
10 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.37%) Automotive
10 7 (7.37%) Retail
10 7 (7.37%) Information Management
10 7 (7.37%) Project Management
11 6 (6.32%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.32%) WAN
11 6 (6.32%) B2C
11 6 (6.32%) COBIT
11 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle UPK
2 5 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Node.js
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (3.16%) SoftLayer
2 2 (2.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) Firewall
2 6 (6.32%) WAN
3 5 (5.26%) LAN
4 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.16%) DNS
6 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.11%) Skype
7 1 (1.05%) CTI
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) RTP
7 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
1 11 (11.58%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.37%) Automotive
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.05%) J2EE
2 1 (1.05%) JSON
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) REST
2 1 (1.05%) RFC 2833
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.05%) SOAP
2 1 (1.05%) Spring
2 1 (1.05%) Struts
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) iPad
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) IVR
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Linux
1 5 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Unix
2 1 (1.05%) VMS
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Data Management
2 16 (16.84%) Data Architecture
2 16 (16.84%) ETL
2 16 (16.84%) Master Data Management
3 13 (13.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (12.63%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.47%) Information Security
7 8 (8.42%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.37%) Information Management
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
8 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.32%) B2C
9 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.32%) Functional Testing
9 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.32%) System Testing
9 6 (6.32%) Time Management
9 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) Java
2 1 (1.05%) C#
2 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) CISA
1 4 (4.21%) CISM
1 4 (4.21%) CISSP
2 2 (2.11%) CCIE
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.32%) COBIT
3 2 (2.11%) BS25999
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) SAP
3 6 (6.32%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (5.26%) ATG
5 4 (4.21%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) Google
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) BT
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) Citrix
7 2 (2.11%) EMC
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.05%) Avaya
8 1 (1.05%) NetApp